Gardening In General

Gardening has many different aspects, such as light, water, soil, fertilizer, compost, hardiness zones, design, tools and equipment, its many terms, starting a garden, and seasonal practices. Don’t worry if this sounds like a lot because most of it is easy to learn and implement. We’ll help you along the way as you explore these areas to start or better your garden. As you do, let us know what else we can do or how your journey is going. We’d love to hear from you!

  • How To Use Dead Leaves In Your Garden: Step-By-Step

    How To Use Dead Leaves In Your Garden: Step-By-Step

    You can use dead leaves as mulch in your garden to protect your plants from hot and cold temperatures and add nutrients to the soil. Also, by gathering leaves, shredding them with a lawn mower, and applying them to your garden, you prevent leaves from ending up in landfills and save money. 

  • Are Dead Leaves Good For Your Garden?

    Are Dead Leaves Good For Your Garden?

    For years, I considered dead leaves littering my lawn a nuisance. Cleaning up dead leaves, loading them in huge plastic bags, and disposing of them was a staple of my fall. Little did I know, I was wasting an amazing free resource for my garden. 

  • The 22 Best Fall Flowers For Your Garden

    The 22 Best Fall Flowers For Your Garden

    For the longest time, I believed I could only have a blooming garden in spring and summer, but I was wrong. Many flowers bloom in the fall. So, what are the best fall flowers for your garden?

  • 7 Benefits Of A Fall Garden

    7 Benefits Of A Fall Garden

    I love spending time in my garden, and I’m often disappointed when all the fun is over at the end of summer. But it doesn’t have to be! A fall garden has many benefits, but just what are they? 

  • Is A Fall Garden Worth It?

    Is A Fall Garden Worth It?

    A fall garden is an exciting garden type that has lots of benefits for those who create one. However, does that mean a fall garden is worth it? 

  • What Is A Butterfly Feeder (And Why Consider One)?

    What Is A Butterfly Feeder (And Why Consider One)?

    I love getting up close and personal with nature, and one of the best ways to do that is by inviting wildlife into your backyard. Butterfly feeders are a great choice when you’re looking to attract these pollinating insects, but what exactly is a butterfly feeder?

  • 4 Best Butterfly Feeders For Your Garden (And Why)

    4 Best Butterfly Feeders For Your Garden (And Why)

    Butterfly feeders provide butterflies with a reliable source of food. They also attract more butterflies to your garden, which pollinates your plants. To help you, here are the four best butterfly feeders for your garden.

  • The Truth About Whether Or Not Pollen Is Bad For You

    The Truth About Whether Or Not Pollen Is Bad For You

    If you’re anything like me, you’ll start sneezing and get itchy at the beginning of pollen season. It’s pretty unpleasant, and I’ve long wondered whether my pollen allergy could be more severe than first thought. But it’s a natural substance, so is pollen actually bad for you?